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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Akademik Rupes
Clean Name Akademik Rupes
Feature ID 16112
Target Mercury
Feature Type Rupes, rupēs


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 5.37 °
Southmost Latitude 10.06 °
Eastmost Longitude 160.47 °
Westmost Longitude 163.52 °
Diameter 265.00 km
Center Latitude 8.14 °
Center Longitude 161.66 °
Quad H-08 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Dec 02, 2022
Continent Europe
Culture Bulgaria
Origin Bulgarian; a research vessel for geological, biological, chemical, physical, and ecological investigations in the Black Sea since 1979.
Reference [659] - European Science Foundation Marine Board Position Paper 10: European Ocean Research Fleets, Towards a Common Strategy and Enhanced Use, March 2007:
Updated Dec 12, 2022 4:57 PM

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